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Consultant Dermatologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston upon Thames
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum pro rata
Salary period
22/01/2022 23:59

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

The South West London Collaborative Bank

Kingston Hospital is a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance
-Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.
-HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has five key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are: 

- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each other's contribution
- Inspiring - We always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients




Consultant in Dermatology 10 PA Job Plan

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic substantive whole-time consultant to join our thriving, extremely busy Dermatology Department at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

We offer a comprehensive dermatology service which is provided by a dedicated multidisciplinary team consisting of medical consultants, consultant nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, a medical photographer and a team of outpatient nurses with a special interest in the treatment of dermatological conditions. The department benefits from a full range of diagnostic imaging and pathology support services; and has close links with St George’s Hospital and St Johns Dermatological Society.

The postholder will provide active leadership to support and develop Dermatology services in Kingston and the surrounding area, and will share clinical responsibilities with professional colleagues within the department providing assessment, investigation and treatment of patients suffering with skin disease.

The postholder will be expected to work with clinical colleagues and local managers in providing a safe, efficient and effective service for Kingston Hospital. This will include the review of inpatients, provision of outpatient clinics, undertaken of minor operating lists and active participation in the Skin Cancer MDT support.

The appointee will be expected to support undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training. Research is encouraged and full facilities are available.

The successful candidate must be registered with the GMC with a valid license to practice in line with the introduction of revalidation on 16 November 2009. You will also have completed Specialist Training and be entered on the Specialist Register of the GMC, or have a CCT date in Dermatology within six months of the date of interview.

Applications from those unable, for personal reasons, to work on a whole time basis or a job share basis will be considered.

Kingston Hospital is a busy, flourishing hospital with Foundation Trust status and an outstanding CQC rating.  With 550 beds, the Trust is located in an attractive part of Surrey within easy reach of Central London and open country. A recently opened £22 million development includes new surgical wards, a medical assessment unit and an education and training centre. The Trust offers an excellent range of benefits and has a strong commitment to the health and wellbeing of its staff.

This post will be offered in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Service (England) for the new Consultant contract.

Trust IDApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleCare quality commission - OutstandingOur Health Heroes

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Janakan Natkunarajah
Job title
Clinical Lead & Consultant Dermatologist
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Telephone number
07956 556 111
Additional information

If you would like further information regarding this post, please contact Dr Jana Natkunarajah (Consultant Dermatologist & Lead Clinician) via administration office on 020 8934 3760 or